Federal budget: Katy Gallagher announces abolition of 'pretty punitive' ParentsNext program

Karen Barlow
Adrian Rollins
Updated May 5 2023 - 6:36am, first published May 4 2023 - 10:30pm

The Albanese government is abolishing the controversial $484 million ParentsNext scheme in what Katy Gallagher has declared as the best federal budget for women in more than 40 years.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

Adrian Rollins

Adrian Rollins


Adrian Rollins is economics correspondent for the Canberra Times

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